How to start an outsourcing business in India?

March 12, 2012:  India is one of the favorite destinations for outsourcing business activities for organizations across the globe. India dominates the offshore outsourcing market with more than 55 per cent market share. The outsourcing industry in India is expected to cross the mark of USD 100 billion in March 2012. All these statistics show […]

Can Big Data Analytics Help Power Up India?

Power shortage is a major issue in India. The whole world noticed the massive power outage in the country in July 2012. 620 million people in 22 states went without power, sending powerful messages for the modernization of the power infrastructure throughout the country. The root of the power problem Numerous industry experts have laid […]

British Telecommunications Considering India and Malaysia as Outsourcing Destinations

The British Telecommunications group seems to be following international trends in its recent decision regarding outsourcing. The group has some captive centers in Malaysia and India and is planning to be shifting some outsourcing processes to these centers. Most large multinational corporations have been consistently pulling back on outsourced technologies and seem to be holding […]

New outsourcing contracts on the horizon for Serco

Serco, a renowned outsourcing services provider recently announced a new business process contract with a financial conglomerate based in the US. According to the contract Serco will provide human resources outsourcing services from India. The ecstatic statement The company announced the new contract at a time when the whole idea of sending business processes to […]

New Study Reveals Large Gap Between India and China In Outsourcing

It is a well-known fact that China is well ahead on the population graph in comparison to India. A study from a top rated US business school, however reveals that China catching up to the outsourcing volume in India is highly unlikely. This revelation maybe surprising as the Chinese central government has introduced several policies […]

IBM on the Downsizing Route

International Business Machines Corporation, largely known as IBM has recently been in the news for its downsizing efforts. Streamlining seems to be the mantra of choice as IBM is looking at more low profit business arms that it can get rid of. These rumors are credited to people aware of the company’s strategies and the […]

IBM Supports the US Visa Reform Bill

The Indian IT sector is finally seeing light at the end of the long tunnel that the US Visa reform created. The house version of the immigration bill, US has received support from IBM. The House version of the bill seems to be gaining more support mostly because of the lack of the outplacement clause. […]

How Philippines Got The Edge Over India In The Outsourcing Arena

Since the term outsourcing began making rounds in the international market, the first world clientele has looked towards Asia to create acute profit margins. Asian countries are considered to be the best option for outsourced services as they have the skilled work force and the cheap resources. Further English-speaking skilled employees were easily available. The […]

A New Bill Crunches Down On Outsourcing In The US

The economic weather in the US has not warmed since the recession of 2008. With the jobs in US being shaky at best, most American citizens are voting to retain as many jobs as possible within the country. Supporting the notion is the anti-outsourcing bill that has reached the US congress through a bipartisan group […]

Gartner Tells IT Providers to Buckle Up

Apart from traditional business models, Gartner tells IT service providers that the use of cloud strategy is essential to compete with multinational suppliers. Ian Marriott, a Gartner analyst reported, “The initial resistance to public cloud has begun to subside and customers are beginning to realize its efficiencies as the solutions mature.” The Outsourcing Numbers Gartner […]

Can Rural Outsourcing Change The Unemployment Figures In South Africa?

Business Process Outsourcing has been a key player in the Indian economy for more than a decade now. Despite the obvious lack of physical infrastructure, the business model has thus far capitalized solely on talent and language skills. With India reaching the forefront of the world’s BPO domain, one cannot help but ask if the […]

BPOs Are On The Lookout For Nurses And Actuaries

BPOs across India are looking to standardize procedures and office environments in accordance with US requirements. This move has become beneficial to those in the healthcare department especially for nurses, medical coders, actuaries, biostatisticians and medical writers. Companies like Wipro, Accenture, Cognizant and iGate are hiring nurses, specifically nurses who have successfully completed the National […]